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Lehman’s Legacy: A timeline of how the financial crisis unfolded

A man carrying a box leaves the Lehman Brothers European Headquarters building in Canary Wharf in east London, on September 15, 2008.

This week marks the five year anniversary of Lehman Brothers filing for bankruptcy -- what many consider to be the pivotal event that triggered the financial crisis of 2008. All this week we're taking a look at how things have changed -- and stayed the same -- in the years since. 

Revisit the events that led to Lehman's collapse and ensuing financial crisis in the timeline below.

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